Director of Internal Audit

  • Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
  • Full-time

Company Description

FORTUNE 500 MANUFACTURING COMPANY

Job Description

The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for the design and implementation entity-wide risk assessment and internal audit program. Working with the Audit Committee and senior management, he/she will have primary leadership responsibility to ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of the system of financial and operating controls. He/she will be the internal control champion within

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Prepares and presents to the Audit Committee an annual entity-wide risk assessment which identifies key business risks and the adequacy of the processes and controls to address such risks
• Develops and executes a comprehensive annual internal audit program that addresses key operational and financial risks
• Leads discussions with senior management, the Audit Committee, and the external auditor regarding internal audit plans, activities and findings. He/she will provide knowledgeable and objective counsel to executive management and the Audit Committee on key controls, ethics and compliance matters, as well as provide management independent opinions on control effectiveness and consults on the development of policies, procedures and systems
• Selects external resources to execute annual entity-wide risk assessment and annual internal audit plan. Determines appropriate use of external and internal resources to achieve internal audit goals
• Beginning in 2014, has oversight responsibility for (i) assessing the processes and documentation associated with SOX 404 program and (ii) conducting testing on behalf of management in connection with the program
• Identifies opportunities to strengthen financial controls and improve operational efficiency and productivity
• Key member of Disclosure Committee
• Manages ad hoc reporting requests and supports M&A activity

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and CPA required
• Public accounting experience required
• Seven to ten years of progressive external and/or internal audit experience in an organization of appropriate scale and complexity
• Comprehensive understanding of internal auditing, GAAP, PCAOB standards, SEC regulations, SOX, COSO
• Oil refining experience a strong plus
• Experience with SAP and Hyperion a plus
• Strong written and oral communication skills